Ordinance Meeting 9/25/18 Text Size

Event takes place on September 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Committee Meeting
There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on


 At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Tuesday September 25th at 6:30pm
Per order of the Chair: Linda Vacon


Item 1: Previous Meeting Minutes

Item 2: Special permit application from Westfield Bank for installation of an automatic teller machine (ATM) at 1650 Northampton St. (Map 106 Block 00 Parcel 101).

Item 3: Zone Change application of the Colvest Group LTD for 1575 Northampton St. Holyoke MA (Map105 Block 00 Parcel 061) from current zone R-1A to Proposed Zone BH. 

Item 4: Special permit application from Holyoke Gardens LLC for a Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment (MME) at 5 Appleton St.  May 049 Block 01 Parcel 006

Item 5: Bartley 3/20/18: Order: The City Council create a “temporary sign” ordinance that regulates when such temporary signs can be placed in homeowners’ yards and on commercial buildings or otherwise in public view.

Item 6: Lebron-Martinez 8/7/18: Order:  That signs be place saying “Do not block drive way” on 37-39 Samosett and in front of  any of the homes on Samosett across the  McNally field Park where home owners have drive ways.

Item 7: Bartley 8/7/18: Order:  that the City Engineer provide recommendations as to whether ‘no parking’ sign(s) should be placed on the eastern end of West Glen St. where it connects with Northampton St.  The number of cars that park there on both sides of the street cause potential traffic congestion as well as issues for public safety vehicles.

Item 8: Vacon 8/7/18: Order:  That truck restrictions be placed on Southampton Road 8pm-8am (same as Homestead). This road is not intended for heavy truck traffic.  Trucks can use Routes 5/10 when Rt. 141 is closed.

Item 9: Tallman/Lebron-Martinez Order:  No parking be allowed from 7am-9am, 2pm-4pm (Mon-Fri) on the west side of Maple St., From the Fire Hydrant at the Cul-de-Sac to the corner of St.  Kolbe Dr. 3 no parking signs will be needed

Item 10: Roman/Bartley Order:  The city discontinue the PVTA bus stop (Stop ID No. 0459) located between Sargeant and Franklin Streets.  There is a stop nearby. Further, this stop eliminates needed on-street parking spaces. Refer to Ordinance with copy to Sandra Sheehan of PVTA.

Item 11: Lisi 9/5/17: Order:  the DPW superintendent assess the placement of a signalized cross-walk near the Homestead Ave entrance to HCC.

Item 12: Vacon 3/20/18: Order:  that speed limit signs (30mph) be installed on Mt Rd ( request 2-3 on each side of the road).

Item 13: Valentin 3/6/18: Order:  That the DPW Superintendent review the possibility of “Resident Parking Only” on Pine St., between Appleton and Essex. Request from residents.


Administrative Assistant: Ryan M. Allen
The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

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